Kristina Hoeppner // Catalyst // @anitsirk // Wellington // 22 October 2020

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Introduction to Mahara

since 2006

MUGs

Folio thinking

... is a process of engaging in the collection, organization, reflection and connection that leads to a person’s ability to speak intelligently and concisely (i.e. tell stories) about one’s learning experiences, what they mean and their value, and how the experiences relate one to each other.

Portfolio activities: 5Cs

Create

Collect

Curate

Converse

Connect

Inspired by Mandia Mentis (Massey University); illustrated by Evonne Cheung (Catalyst)

The portfolio as a museum

Inspired by Hazel Owen (Ethos Consultancy NZ); illustrated by Evonne Cheung (Catalyst)

The portfolio as a performance

the point at which I realised

revisited

feedback and mentoring ... was helpful

a highlight

Support

The process of curating the connected collection - making meaning through reflection and thereby developing deeper, more intentional identities as learners - requires thoughtful student action guided by well-informed faculty and staff and supported by a broad coalition of college stakeholders.

Samples

Advantages

accessible

secure

social

learner-centric

versatile

portable

multimedia

supportive

assessable

mobile

customisable

integratable

Mahara 20.10: Assessment and integration

Maroon theme

Accessibility improvements

Portfolio completion progress page

Lock instructions

Quick editing for text block

Mahara assignment submission plugin for Moodle

More web services

Many more new features

Mahara manual

Open access

Introduction to Mahara

By Kristina Hoeppner

Introduction to Mahara

Introduction to Mahara by Kristina Hoeppner (Catalyst), 22 October 2020.

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